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Service Status
Not Specified
Last Rank
Captain
Service Years
1964 - 1992
NEC
132X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Naval Flight Officer
Home State
New Jersey
Captain Captain
Naval Flight Officer Wings
Command at Sea
Command Ashore


Location
New Jersey
Location of Interment
Fort Logan National Cemetery - Denver, Colorado
Jan 27, 2017
Service to 1992
US Special Operations Command (USSOCOM)
US Special Operations Command (USSOCOM)
Rank
Captain
Location
Tampa - Florida
Comments
Comments Pending
Captain Captain
1991 - 1992
Defense Superior Service Medal
Criteria
The Defense Superior Service Medal is awarded by the Secretary of Defense to any member of the Armed Forces of the United States who, after February 6, 1976, renders superior meritorious service in a ... More
Comments
Led the Architecture, Interoperability and Doctrine Division + The Administrative Services Division Special Operations Command.

Coordinated SOCOM C3 master plans and interoperability issues, providing ... 
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1991
Meritorious Service Medal
Criteria
The Meritorious Service Medal may be awarded to members of the Armed Forces who distinguish themselves by outstanding noncombat achievement or by meritorious service to the United States, but not of a... More
Comments
As Commanding Officer, NAVCOMMSTA Puerto Rico, provided around the clock communications support to all base and afloat ships in Puerto Rico AOR throughout the 145 mph hurricane winds of "Hugo" on 18 S... More
1991
National Defense Service Medal (2001-Present))
Criteria
The National Defense Service Medal is awarded for honorable active service as a member of the Armed Forces during the Korean War, Vietnam War, the war against Iraq in the Persian Gulf, and for service... More
Description
Description Pending
1991
NAVCOMMSTA Puerto Rico
NAVCOMMSTA Puerto Rico
Rank
Captain
Location
Naval Station - Puerto Rico
NEC
132X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Naval Flight Officer
Comments
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Captain Captain
1988 - 1991
Coast Guard Special Operations Service Ribbon
Criteria
The Special Operations Service Ribbon is awarded to personnel of the Armed Forces serving in any capacity with the Coast Guard (and certain other individuals) who participate in significant numbers in... More
Description
Description Pending
1990
Defense Meritorious Service Medal
Criteria
The Defense Meritorious Service Medal is awarded in the name of the Secretary of Defense to members of the Armed Forces who, while serving in a joint activity, distinguish themselves by noncombat outs... More
Comments
While assigned to DCA, led two diverse segments of the Defense Communications Agency. Initially, oversaw MILSATCOM Systems Architecture, subsequently led the Joint Secretariat (OMNCS) Office of the Ma... More
1988
Navy Expeditionary Medal
Criteria
The Navy Expeditionary Medal is awarded to Navy personnel who have landed on foreign territory and engaged in operations against armed opposition or who have operated under circumstances deemed to mer... More
Description
Description Pending
1988
Humanitarian Service Medal
Criteria
The Humanitarian Service Medal is an individual award, presented to individuals who are physically present at the site of immediate relief and who directly contribute to and influence the humanitarian... More
Description
NAVCOMMSTA Puerto Rico earned Humanitarian Service Medal for assistance following Hurricane Hugo! I commanded NAVCOMMSTA Puerto Rico, during that time. Best news was that no Commsta Personnell were hu... More
1988
Defense Communications Agency (DCA), Washington DC
Defense Communications Agency (DCA), Washington DC
Rank
Captain
Location
Milsatcom Office + NSTAC - District Of Columbia
Comments
Comments Pending
Captain Captain
1986 - 1988
Commander Naval Telecommunications Command (COMNAVTELCOM)
Commander Naval Telecommunications Command (COMNAVTELCOM)
Rank
Captain
Location
Washington - District Of Columbia
Comments
Comments Pending
Captain Captain
1986 - 1986
Meritorious Service Medal
Criteria
The Meritorious Service Medal may be awarded to members of the Armed Forces who distinguish themselves by outstanding noncombat achievement or by meritorious service to the United States, but not of a... More
Comments
Received upon completion of Command Tour @ VQ-4 Tacamolant
1985
Navy Meritorious Unit Commendation (MUC)
Criteria
The Meritorious Unit Commendation may be awarded by the Secretary of the Navy to any unit of the Navy or Marine Corps that distinguishes itself under combat or noncombat conditions by either valorous ... More
Description
Description Pending
1985
Navy E Ribbon
Criteria
The Navy "E" Ribbon denotes permanent duty on ships or in squadrons that won the battle efficiency competition after July 1, 1974.
Description
Tacamolant earned Battle "E"
1985
Navy Rifle Qualification Ribbon/Medal
Devices : Expert Marksmanship
Criteria
The U.S. Navy has issued two marksmanship ribbons: the Navy Pistol Marksmanship Ribbon and Navy Rifle Marksmanship Ribbon, since 1920. The pistol ribbon is currently awarded for qualification on the B... More
Comments
Expert Rifle Qualified
1985
Navy Pistol Qualification Ribbon/Medal
Devices : Expert Marksmanship
Criteria
The U.S. Navy has issued two marksmanship ribbons: the Navy Pistol Marksmanship Ribbon and Navy Rifle Marksmanship Ribbon, since 1920. The pistol ribbon is currently awarded for qualification on the B... More
Comments
Qualified Expert Pistol @ Pax River-3rd time Qualification!
1985
VQ-4 Shadows
VQ-4 Shadows
Rank
Commander
Location
Pax River - United States
Comments
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Commander Commander
1982 - 1985
Meritorious Service Medal
Criteria
The Meritorious Service Medal may be awarded to members of the Armed Forces who distinguish themselves by outstanding noncombat achievement or by meritorious service to the United States, but not of a... More
Comments
Locked
1982
Air Medal
Criteria
The Air Medal may be awarded to individuals who, while serving in any capacity with the Armed Forces, distinguish themselves by heroism, outstanding achievement, or by meritorious service while partic... More
Comments
Locked
1982
Air Force Outstanding Unit Award
Criteria
The Outstanding Unit Award may be awarded by the Secretary of the Air Force to numbered units such as Air Forces, Air Divisions, Wings, Groups, and Squadrons and to Medical Facilities such as hospital... More
Description
Description Pending
1982
Air Force Organization Excellence Award
Criteria
The Organizational Excellence Award may be awarded in the name of the Secretary of the Air Force to units of the Air Force for achievements and accomplishments that do not meet the eligibility require... More
Description
Flying with AWACS Wing @ Tinker AFB as E3A Sentry Mission Crew Commander
1982
963rd Airborne Warning And Control Squadron, <B>US Air Force (USAF)</b>
963rd Airborne Warning And Control Squadron, US Air Force (USAF)
Rank
Commander
Location
Tinker AFB, OK - United States
Comments
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Commander Commander
1979 - 1982
VQ-3 Ironman
VQ-3 Ironman
Rank
Lieutenant Commander
Location
Agana - Guam
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Commander Lieutenant Commander
1977 - 1979
Navy Meritorious Unit Commendation (MUC)
Criteria
The Meritorious Unit Commendation may be awarded by the Secretary of the Navy to any unit of the Navy or Marine Corps that distinguishes itself under combat or noncombat conditions by either valorous ... More
Description
Description Pending
1978
Navy E Ribbon
Criteria
The Navy "E" Ribbon denotes permanent duty on ships or in squadrons that won the battle efficiency competition after July 1, 1974.
Description
CV-41 Midway Earned Battle E and Comm Dept selected as winner of Green "C" for excellence as well-in 1975+1977. Forward deployed from Yokosuka, Japan. My job was Comm Dept Head 1975-77.
1977
USS Midway (CV-41)
USS Midway (CV-41)
Rank
Lieutenant Commander
Location
Yokosuka - Japan
Comments
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Lieutenant Commander Lieutenant Commander
1975 - 1977
Navy Meritorious Unit Commendation (MUC)
Criteria
The Meritorious Unit Commendation may be awarded by the Secretary of the Navy to any unit of the Navy or Marine Corps that distinguishes itself under combat or noncombat conditions by either valorous ... More
Description
Description Pending
1976
Navy Sea Service Deployment
Criteria
The Sea Service Deployment Ribbon is awarded to members of the Navy and Marine Corps assigned to U.S. homeported (including Hawaii and Alaska) ships, deploying units, or Fleet Marine Force commands, f... More
Description
USS Midway CV41
1975
VQ-4 Shadows
VQ-4 Shadows
Rank
Lieutenant
Location
Pax River - Maryland
Comments
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Lieutenant Lieutenant
1970 - 1972
Navy Meritorious Unit Commendation (MUC)
Criteria
The Meritorious Unit Commendation may be awarded by the Secretary of the Navy to any unit of the Navy or Marine Corps that distinguishes itself under combat or noncombat conditions by either valorous ... More
Description
Description Pending
1971
NATTC (Staff) Glynco, GA, Naval Air Technical Training Command (Staff)
NATTC (Staff) Glynco, GA, Naval Air Technical Training Command (Staff)
Rank
Lieutenant
Location
NATTC, Glynco - Georgia
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Lieutenant
1967 - 1969
Air Medal
Criteria
The Air Medal may be awarded to individuals who, while serving in any capacity with the Armed Forces, distinguish themselves by heroism, outstanding achievement, or by meritorious service while partic... More
Comments
Deployed to Chu Lai, RVN and Flew 39 Combat support missions between between Hainan and Hai phong, north of Tiger Island. Missions were 12+ hours long. We were tracking surface contacts and transmitti... More
1967
Navy Meritorious Unit Commendation (MUC)
Criteria
The Meritorious Unit Commendation may be awarded by the Secretary of the Navy to any unit of the Navy or Marine Corps that distinguishes itself under combat or noncombat conditions by either valorous ... More
Description
VW-1 Combat support Gulf of Tonkin, Based from Chu Lai, RVN-south of Da Nang, RVN. flew 39 combat support missions. Also flew throughout the Pacific AOR penetrating the eye of Typhoons at night @ alti... More
1967
Vietnam Service Medal
Criteria
The Vietnam Service Medal was awarded to members of the Armed Forces of the United States who served at any time between July 4, 1965, and March 28, 1973, in Vietnam or its contiguous waters or airspa... More
Description
Description Pending
1967
Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal
Criteria
This medal is awarded to members of the Armed Forces of the United States who: 1. Served for 6 months in South Vietnam during the period 1 Mar 61 and 28 Mar 73; or 2. Served outside the geographical l... More
Description
Description Pending
1967
VW-1 Typhoon Trackers
VW-1 Typhoon Trackers
Rank
Ensign
Location
NAS Agana Guam/Chu Lai RVN - Vietnam, South
Comments
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Ensign Ensign
1965 - 1967
Vietnam Service Medal
Criteria
The Vietnam Service Medal was awarded to members of the Armed Forces of the United States who served at any time between July 4, 1965, and March 28, 1973, in Vietnam or its contiguous waters or airspa... More
Description
Based from Sangley Point, PI + Chu Lai, RVN
1966
Vietnam Service Medal
Criteria
The Vietnam Service Medal was awarded to members of the Armed Forces of the United States who served at any time between July 4, 1965, and March 28, 1973, in Vietnam or its contiguous waters or airspa... More
Description
Description Pending
1966
National Defense Service Medal (2001-Present))
Criteria
The National Defense Service Medal is awarded for honorable active service as a member of the Armed Forces during the Korean War, Vietnam War, the war against Iraq in the Persian Gulf, and for service... More
Description
Silver Star added 1967
1965
Vietnam Service Medal
Criteria
The Vietnam Service Medal was awarded to members of the Armed Forces of the United States who served at any time between July 4, 1965, and March 28, 1973, in Vietnam or its contiguous waters or airspa... More
Description
Description Pending
1965
Vietnam Service Medal
Criteria
The Vietnam Service Medal was awarded to members of the Armed Forces of the United States who served at any time between July 4, 1965, and March 28, 1973, in Vietnam or its contiguous waters or airspa... More
Description
Description Pending
1965
Recruit Training (Great Lakes, IL), 5903
School
Recruit Training (Great Lakes, IL)
Company
5903
Comments
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1964
Service from 1964

 
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